What the Health? A Little Good News and Some Bad on COVID-19

Oct 25, 2020 at 09:13 pm by pj

    For the first time in a long time, there is some good news about the coronavirus pandemic: Although cases continue to climb, fewer people seem to be dying. A.... Read More

Biden’s Big Health Agenda Won’t Be Easy to Achieve

Oct 25, 2020 at 09:09 pm by pj

  By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News  If Joe Biden wins the presidency in November, health is likely to play a high-profile role in his agenda. Just pr.... Read More

Central Florida Daily COVID-19 Update and ICU Availability

Oct 25, 2020 at 10:45 am by pj

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Daily Statistics    Total cases: 778,636 Total resident deaths: 16,429 Total resident hospitalizations: 48,207.... Read More

State Surgeon General Implements Additional Review Process for Fatalities Attributed to COVID-19

Oct 22, 2020 at 10:19 am by pj

Of the 95 fatalities reported to the state on October 21, 2020, 16 had at least a two-month separation between the time the individuals tested positive and passed away,.... Read More

AdventHealth Embraces Renewable Energy: Solar Panels Use Florida Sunlight to Fuel Sustainability

Oct 22, 2020 at 03:05 am by pj

  1,806 solar panel array is largest and first on-site solar project for health care organization.   Powered by the brightest, most visible energy source availabl.... Read More

No Cost Flu Shot Event October 24

Oct 21, 2020 at 03:51 pm by pj

When: Saturday, October 24, 2020, 9:00am – 1:00pm Where: The Florida Department of Health in Seminole County, 400 W. Airport Boulevard, Sanford, Fl 32773 This No Cos.... Read More

What You Need to Consider on Election Day 2020 Featuring Tax Saving Professionals

Oct 21, 2020 at 03:30 pm by pj

Can Ordinary COVID Patients Get the Trump Treatment? It’s OK to Ask

Oct 20, 2020 at 03:17 pm by pj

  By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News  When Terry Mutter woke up with a headache and sore muscles on a recent Wednesday, the competitive weightlifter ch.... Read More

Older COVID Patients Battle ‘Brain Fog,’ Weakness and Emotional Turmoil

Oct 20, 2020 at 03:11 pm by pj

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News “Lord, give me back my memory.” For months, as Marilyn Walters has struggled to recover from COVID-19, she has.... Read More

UVA Health Squeezing Patients for Money

Oct 20, 2020 at 03:01 pm by pj

  By Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News  Doris Hutchinson wanted to use money from the sale of her late mother’s house to help her grandchildren go to.... Read More

Nursing Homes Warn of Third Spike of COVID Cases Due to Community Spread

Oct 20, 2020 at 09:15 am by pj

  With COVID cases increasing in 38 states, industry leaders call on public health officials to ensure nursing homes have resources needed and for Congress to pass addit.... Read More

Majority of Voters Tilt Toward Biden as Health Issues Weigh Heavily

Oct 20, 2020 at 12:26 am by pj

  By Emmarie Huetteman, Kaiser Health News At least half of voters prefer former Vice President Joe Biden’s approach to health care over President Donald Tru.... Read More

Sleepless Nights, Hair Loss and Cracked Teeth: Pandemic Stress Takes Its Toll

Oct 20, 2020 at 12:22 am by pj

  By Aneri Pattani, Kaiser Health News In late March, shortly after New York state closed nonessential businesses and asked people to stay home, Ashley Laderer beg.... Read More

Florida DOH Offers Free At-Home HIV Testing Kits

Oct 18, 2020 at 04:49 pm by pj

  The Area 7 HIV program of the Florida Department of Health in Orange County is now offering free at-home HIV testing kits to Central Florida.    Residents.... Read More

Healthcare Leaders to Imagine a Post-COVID Environment

Oct 18, 2020 at 04:44 pm by pj

  Thought-leaders representing critical health care sectors—hospitals, nursing, insurance providers, physician groups, and financial services—will share thei.... Read More

COVID Presents Opportunity to Improve Sonography Training to Better Serve Students and Patients 

Oct 17, 2020 at 11:03 pm by pj

Global pandemic highlights advanced technology for medical training     By KIMBERLY MAZILI  Even before COVID, hands-on sonography training was limited.... Read More

American Lung Association Invites Central Florida Schools to Join the Vape-Free Schools Initiative

Oct 17, 2020 at 08:50 pm by LungsOrlando

The American Lung Association announced the new Vape-Free Schools Initiative, a comprehensive program to help school administrators and educators address the surge of youth va.... Read More

Local Business Leaders, Doctors and Lawyers Lip Sync to Support Lung Health, COVID-19 Initiative

Oct 16, 2020 at 04:34 pm by LungsOrlando

Lineup Announced for 3rd Annual Lip Sync For Lungs Event Today, the American Lung Association in Florida announced the celebrity lineup for the 3rd annual Lip Sync For L.... Read More

HCA Healthcare Orlando Market Partners with Local Law Enforcement for Opioid Take Back Day on Oct. 24

Oct 16, 2020 at 11:40 am by Melissa

HCA Healthcare facilities in Central Florida are doing their part to “Crush the Crisis,” partnering with local law enforcement for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Admini.... Read More

Johnson & Johnson Temporarily Pauses its Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Clinical Trials

Oct 13, 2020 at 02:43 pm by pj

  At Johnson & Johnson, there is no greater priority than the safety and well being of the people we serve every day around the world. We are committed to.... Read More